It’s a cause that has universal appeal. Planting trees is good for the climate, wildlife, and human health both mental and physical. This was made clear last autumn when people aged from 4 to 94 joined the Woodland Trust’s Big Climate Fightback mass tree-planting campaign. Schools, councils, businesses, colleges, faith groups, celebrities, families, gardening clubs and community groups planted an estimated 1 million trees, proving the passion people have for getting involved in simple and direct ways to combat ecological breakdown.

Globally, much focus on trees and climate has centred on ...


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